Definition of Puritanically in English :

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Puritanically meaning in English

Meaning of Puritanically in English

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Puritanically pronunciation in English

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1. prudishly, puritanically

in a prudish manner

Example Sentences:
'she acts prudishly, but I wonder whether she is really all that chaste'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of puritanically
1. usually derogatory
strict in moral or religious outlook, esp in shunning sensual pleasures
2. (sometimes capital)
of or relating to a puritan or the Puritans

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see synonyms of puritanically
1.  [P-]
of the Puritans or Puritanism
extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion

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see synonyms of puritanically
1. Rigorous in religious observance; marked by stern morality.
2. Puritanical Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Puritans.

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